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Drifting a Tesla Model S

Yes, electric cars can drift, make donuts: here's the video proof

The Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S is one surprisingly mean machine. Now that there's a P100D version out there, we're truly pushing the boundaries of what we think an electric car can do from a performance standpoint. This one will run from 0-60 mph in a blistering 2.5 seconds and complete the quarter... read more

September 27, 2016 by
 
Tesla Autopilot

Tesla's 8.0 software update addresses Autopilot shortcomings

Tesla [NSDQ:TSLA] on Sunday provided the first details on a software update that addresses some of the shortcomings of its semi-autonomous driving aid known as Autopilot. The... read more September 11, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Price for Tesla's Autopilot jumps $500 without hardware change

Buried somewhere between longer range and furious acceleration (and resulting "meh" by the collective automotive journalism brain trust), Tesla on Tuesday nudged up the price... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P100D

Industry take on Tesla P100D ranges from tepid to terrible

Tesla announced Tuesday that its increased battery capacity for its Model S and Model X meant the car could go farther, faster than ever before. The response from several... read more August 24, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla unveils Model S P100D, proclaims it the fastest accelerating car you can buy

What's more than ludicrous speed? Apparently, it's the new Tesla Model S P100D, announced today by company CEO Elon Musk. Capable of sprinting from a complete stop to 60 mph... read more August 23, 2016 by


 
Hertz Tests Evatran Wireless Electric Car Charging

Wireless charging coming soon to Tesla Model S

Imagine driving a car and never having to think about refueling or charging it. That's not far from reality, says Evatran, which has developed a charging pad for the Tesla... read more August 22, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S, Rimac Concept_One and Ferrari LaFerrari drag race

Rimac Concept_One destroys Ferrari LaFerrari, Tesla Model S in acceleration test

We all know electric cars are quick off the line but it seems even the quickest internal combustion cars don’t hold a candle to the new generation of battery-powered... read more August 17, 2016 by


 
2016 Tesla Model S

Tesla P100D option for Model S, Model X show up in Dutch database

Type approval for the Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] Model S and Model X in Europe reveal that the next step up in performance for the popular electric sedan and SUV will be in the... read more August 15, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

Tesla Model S P90D runs 10s at the drag strip

A YouTube channel with the name of Tesla Racing Channel has posted a video showing a Model S breaking into the 10-second range at a quarter-mile drag strip. The car is a... read more August 10, 2016 by


 
2016 BMW 330e

BMW 330e ads poke fun at Tesla Model 3 wait times

The 2017 BMW 330e i Performance may be a plug-in hybrid rather than an all-electric car, but BMW hopes to snag some customers who don't want to wait for the Tesla Motors... read more August 9, 2016 by


 
Tesla presentation slide from June, 2012 outlining 'Gen 3' platform variants

Musk confirms Model 3-based Model Y SUV, Model X-based van

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk has fleshed out some of the plans he alluded to in his overarching “master plan” announced on July 20. In the original post... read more August 2, 2016 by


 
Tesla Autopilot suite of features  -  with version 7.0 update

Tesla and autonomous tech firm Mobileye end partnership

Technology firm Mobileye, which worked closely with Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] to develop the semi-autonomous Autopilot system that debuted on the Model S, has confirmed its... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Mercedes-Benz Urban eTruck concept

Mercedes beats Tesla to electric truck

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] a week ago announced a grand master plan that called for an expansion into more segments including electric commercial vehicles such as buses and... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Tesla Gigafactory battery plant in Nevada

Tesla opens $5 billion Gigafactory

Less than two years after announcing plans to build its Gigafactory in Nevada, Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] on Tuesday opened the doors and allowed media to take a look inside. A... read more July 27, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model S owner talks about some do's and don't with the Autopilot system

The Do's and Don'ts of Tesla's Autopilot system

The Tesla Model S has a feature you all know about. It's called Autopilot, which is a poor name for a system that is still essentially in its beta testing phase. I say "poor... read more July 22, 2016 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Part 2 of Tesla Master Plan revealed, includes semi and pickup trucks

Tesla Motors [NSDQ:TSLA] CEO Elon Musk on Wednesday revealed an overarching strategy that lays out the electric car company’s plans for the coming decade. It is the... read more July 20, 2016 by


 
 

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